How to use the Philips/Saeco Coffee Oil remover tablets
Updated on 2022-04-08
Using Philips/Saeco Coffee oil remover tablets (CA6704) help remove grease from your espresso machine’s brew group filter to ensure your machine continues to function properly. Below you will find a step-by-step instructions.
Note: Using the Coffee oil remover tablets do not descale your espresso machine.
Instructions for espresso machines with pre-ground coffee function
Switch ON the machine
Fill the water tank with tap water to the max indication and place a a cup under the coffee spout
Put one coffee oil remover tablet in the pre-ground coffee compartment
Select the pre-ground coffee function
Select coffee and start brewing. When half a cup of water has been brewed, unplug the machine
Let the coffee oil remover solution act for at least 15 minutes. Insert the mains plug back into a wall socket and switch on the machine. The machine will start heating up and perform an automatic rinse.
Open the service door and remove the brew group.
Rinse the brew group thoroughly under the tap water
Place the brew group back into the machine and put a cup under the coffee spout
Select again the pre-ground coffee function and do not add any pre-ground coffee
Select coffee and start brewing. The machine will dispense some water. Repeat this step twice.
Instructions for espresso machines without pre-ground coffee function
Open the service door and remove the brew group
Put one coffee oil remover tablet in a cup and fill the cup with 150 ml hot water. Wait until the tablet is completely dissolved
Use the coffee oil remover solution to clean the filter of the brew group. Use a soft sponge or brush to clean the filter.
After cleaning, let the solution act for 15 minutes
After 15 minutes, rinse the brew group thoroughly under the tap with water
Place back the brew group into the machine.
Instructions for espresso machines with Clean menu buttons
For effective cleaning, we recommend only using Philips coffee oil remover tablets.
If your machine has a "Clean" menu button, please follow the instructions below or view the video.
Switch ON the machine.
Tap the "Clean" icon and use the up and down arrows to select "Brew group clean".
Tap "OK" and follow the instructions that appear on the screen.